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    Pakistani women seek abortions as birth control

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 05:18pm on February 18, 2019

    Pregnant, desperate, and poor, Pakistani mother Zameena faced a stark choice: risk her life by having a secret abortion, or risk her life bearing her...

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    India pulls down Imran Khan portraits

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:54pm on February 18, 2019

    Cricket stadiums around India have taken down portraits of Pakistan’s former captain-turned-Prime Minister Imran Khan amid protests over...

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    Khamenei says Europeans deceiving Iran over nukes

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 04:23pm on February 18, 2019

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country’s government not to be deceived by European signatories of the...

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    India kills two ‘masterminds’ of Kashmir bombing

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 03:47pm on February 18, 2019

    Indian security forces on Monday killed two suspected organisers of a deadly suicide bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir that has fuelled tension between...

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    Trump aide predicts ‘hundreds of miles’ of border wall by 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:31pm on February 18, 2019

    A top adviser to Donald Trump said on Sunday that the president’s emergency declaration could allow ‘hundreds of miles’ of barriers to be built on...

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    Saudi vows to de-escalate India-Pak tension

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:45am on February 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia vowed to ‘de-escalate’ rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as crown prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi....

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    Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'million volunteers' in aid standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:33am on February 18, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido set a goal Sunday of enlisting a million volunteers within a week to confront a government blockade that has kept...

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    9 dead in new Kashmir battle

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Indian troops suffered new losses Monday in a battle with Kashmir militants that left nine dead, officials said, just days after a major suicide bomb attack escalated tensions with neighbouring Pakistan....

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    Vietnam police seize 300 kgs of meth

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 12:15am on February 18, 2019

    A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of synthetic narcotics is on the rise....

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    Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:11am on February 18, 2019

    Iran’s foreign ministry on Sunday summoned the Pakistani ambassador after Tehran accused Islamabad of harbouring a jihadist group behind a deadly suicide attack on security forces....